pulse-field gel electrophoresis

pulse-field gel e·lec·tro·pho·re·sis

gel electrophoresis in which, after electrophoretic migration has begun, the current is briefly stopped and reapplied in a different orientation; allows for the purification of long DNA molecules.

pulse-field gel e·lec·tro·pho·re·sis

(pŭls-fēld jel ĕ-lek'trō-fŏr-ē'sis)
Gel electrophoresis in which, after electrophoretic migration has begun, the current is briefly stopped and reapplied in a different orientation; allows for the purification of long DNA molecules.
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